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Torremolinos joins abandoned dogs adoption programme

Tony Bryant

Torremolinos is the latest town to join the initiative #CuidayAdopta, a service that encourages the adoption of abandoned and lost dogs. Organised by the Spanish association of municipal veterinarians (AEVM), the project aims to reduce the number of ... stray dogs that currently live on the streets of Torremolinos. The new initiative will promote a policy of "dog owners taking responsibility, zero tolerance of abandonment and the promotion of adoption". As part of its commitment, the town hall has ... agreed to collect, shelter and offer any vaccinations and food until adequate homes can be found. Until 2015, municipal dog pounds could euthanise dogs if they were not claimed or rehomed within ten days, but legislation now prohibits the sacrifice of



Animal Care España finds new homes in Belgium for 42 rescued dogs

Tony Bryant

Animal Care España (ACE) has given the perfect Christmas present to more than 40 rescued dogs. As part of the charity's ongoing rehousing programme, which organises forever homes in various parts of Europe, the dogs have been found new families in ... Belgium. The dogs, which included greyhounds, labradors, podencos, mastiffs and several mixed breeds, left the refuge centre in La Cala de Mijas last Friday and were transported by a German company that specialises in the transportation of animals. ... Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK, Russia, the USA and Spain), all united by their love of dogs. The event included a three-course dinner and musical entertainment was supplied by Laura Elen, a classically trained singer. There was also a charity raffle



Vélez-Málaga's pines protected from caterpillar invasion

Agustín Peláez

Vélez-Málaga town hall has started treating areas with high numbers of pine trees against processionary caterpillars, which attack the trees and can seriously endanger dogs' lives and pose a potential threat to humans. Areas include Vélez-Málaga



Marbella shows off it's top dogs

Ash Bolton

...stalls. He said: "It went tremendously well. Everyone's support is very much appreciated." During the show dozens of dogs competed in 12 different categories. The Best in Show category was won by Veronica Kener's dog, Africa, a Malinois. At present ... Triple A looks after 358 dogs, 230 cats and one Vietnamese pig. The charity re-homes pets around Spain but the majority of dogs are adopted by people in Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Finland and Sweden. Jan added that the charity now offers "Virtual ... welcome of all nationalities - especially for dog walking every Saturday morning, when all of the dogs are taken out for a weekly stroll by dozens of volunteers.



Words and dogs

peter harrison

It is small wonder that dogs are often confused when given commands by their owners. How can a canine mind work out that "Sit!" means the same as "Will you sit down for heaven's sake?!" or "Come when I call!" means the same as "Here!"? When in



More than 700 animals have been abandoned in six months

Ignacio LILLO

In the first six months of this year the Sociedad Protectora de Animales y Plantas in Malaga has taken in 786 abandoned animals, of which 672 were dogs and 114 were cats. They also rescued injured seagulls and pigeons, rabbits and tortoises. Most ... of the dogs and cats were brought to the centre by people who had found them, although 24 of the dogs and nine of the cats were returned after having been adopted. On the positive side, however, the society also found homes in Malaga province or ... elsewhere in Spain for 406 dogs and 113 cats during those six months, and 135 dogs and 32 cats went to new homes abroad. Thanks to microchips, 40 dogs and one cat who had gone missing were able to be returned to their owners. The Society says many dogs



Mushing puts dogs in the limelight


Did you know that running or cycling alongside your dog is actually an official sport? Last Sunday the sixth annual mushing competition took place in Manilva, with 120 humans taking part and over 130 dogs. It is the only official event of its kind ... in Malaga province for a sport that is gaining more and more followers around the world every day. Mushing originates in Lapland, Alaska and Canada and is a winter sport that is mainly done with sled dogs with sleds and skis, but can also be ... 'canicross' (running joined to your dog), 'bikejoring' (riding a mountain bike being pulled by your dog) and 'scooter' (riding a special 'skate' bike without pedals, pulled by one or two dogs). The professional mushers, leaving at 20 second intervals to be



Man critically injured after prolonged attack by pack of stray dogs on industrial estate


A 30-year-old man was in a critical condition in a Malaga hospital this week after being attacked by a pack of dogs on wasteground on an industrial estate on the outskirts of the city. The attack took place at about 2am on Sunday morning when ... police received reports of several dogs mauling a person. The attack was still going on by the time a patrol car arrived. Officers found the man on the ground surrounded by five dogs that wouldn't let go of him. They tried sounding the horn of the ... vehicle to scare off the dogs but without success and one officer got out and fired shots into the air. Although the dogs stopped biting, it took several more shots before they ran off into scrubland. The victim, from Bulgaria, was virtually naked and


Dogs learn by repetition


...commit it to its written form and to my memory and it sticks. I cannot explain it further. I associate it with a face. Repetition is the answer." I believe this is so with dogs. Repeat the name with every call. Digger came to us four years ago when he



SOS Animals to close after 22 years of caring for abandoned dogs

Tony Bryant

Inland dog charity, SOS Animals, is to close in June and is urgently appealing for people who can offer a loving home to any of its dogs. ·More information : The land where the Coín-based refuge is situated was sold after the ... owners returned to the UK and volunteers at the charity have been unable to find suitable, alternative accommodation for both the dogs and for the volunteers who help care for them. The refuge centre, which has rehomed thousands of dogs over the last 22 ... years, has announced that it can no longer accept dogs and is focusing all its energies on rehoming the animals in its care. SOS (Spay Our Strays) was founded on the Costa del Sol in 1997 and has been run by a small team of dedicated volunteers and



Dogs take centre stage at Torremolinos pet contest

Tony Bryant

Torremolinos hosted the 16th edition of the Concurso de Mascotas on Wednesday. More than 20 dogs, from Chihuahuas to poodles and German shepherds took part in the competition staged in the Plaza La Nogalera. Organised by the Local Police and



Hundreds of pets join in the city's Dog Party


Hundreds of owners and their dogs descended on Plaza de la Marina in Malaga for the Malaga Dog Party last weekend. The two-day event, sponsored by Tiendanimal and Royal Canin, saw the dogs being paraded in the square in an attempt to raise



Marbella resident walks to Monaco to raise funds for mental health charity

Ash Bolton

33 miles a day, the dad of three had to contend with blisters, guard dogs and a few near misses with vehicles along the route. The 55-year-old set off on 1 November and finished his challenge on 30 November, walking up to 13 hours a day. Mick, who ... drove ahead each day to find accommodation. He added: "The worst parts were the guard dogs and the traffic, as I had a few near misses, it was terrifying and quite hazardous in that respect. Walking in the dark, you didn't know who was around." Mick


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Day of the dogs

sur in english

The first 'Día de los Perros' in Alhaurín de la Torre has been organised by the town hall with dozens of stalls selling pet products as well as information on associations and refuges, training and health care for dogs. INFORMATION Where. Parque ... there will be a parade of dogs that are looking for forever homes. Numerous companies and private individuals including artist José Luis Ocaña, have donated items for the auction which will raise funds for the dog refuges.



"My dog has given me back the freedom I once lost to domestic violence"


...project after reading about it in a newspaper. Through it, women who have suffered domestic violence are equipped with protection dogs. As "it was difficult to even speak to men", María "very shyly" made contact and spoke to Ángel Mariscal, a veteran dog ... You can relate to them and this gives you security." María insists that she is stronger now thanks to Conan and Ángel, as well as the other women who are part of the project and who have become "family". Ángel points out that the dogs that are ... chosen for this project must have an imposing physique, as well as the most vital characteristic: the instinct of protection. "Not all dogs have it, but for this project it is very important. We do not want the dogs to attack randomly or stray from the



2020 vision

Peter Edgerton election night will largely consist of Fox News and CNN offering completely conflicting narratives of the exact same events to lots of people in their own echo chambers all munching on hot dogs and pizzas the size of Texas until somebody eventually



A boundless ambition to help abused dogs

Tony Bryant

Several dog refuge centres in Malaga have benefitted from a recent scheme organised by Hope for Paws vzw, a foundation established by Cindy Terriére, a lady with a boundless love for rescue dogs. In order to raise money for the shelters around ... dogs, most of which are malnourished and have suffered abuse. For more information, visit Hope for Paws vzw's Facebook page. Hope for Paws offers a foster and adoption program and has given 700 Spanish stray dogs a new home in Belgium The charity ... hopes to change the attitude of people regarding their animalsCharity claims Spain needs to introduce sterilisation and castration schemes “It's beyond my comprehension that people literally throw puppies away in the trash bin; that they leave their dogs